An Emancipation Address Destine to Show the Upward Surge of the Negro Race, After 246 Years of Involuntary Servitude

Birmingham, AL: The author, nd [ca. 1945]. First edition (?). 8vo. (3) pp. A poem of 13 verses of eight lines each, partly written in dialect: "Not looking back at sand and dust, / By the little Shemeis thrown; But trust in God with all his heart, / And not himself alone; Although opposed by a world of foes, / Their tumults all not heeding; The Devil's woes and all his foes, / Can't keep him from succeeding" [final stanza]. Fowlkes was the author of "Co-operation, the Solution of the So-Called Negro Problem" (Birmingham, 1908) and other works. Not recorded on OCLC. Still a good copy. Printed self-wrapper (ink stain over one word). (8551). Item #61584

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